Classification Nodes - Create Or Update

Create new or update an existing classification node.

POST https://dev.azure.com/{organization}/{project}/_apis/wit/classificationnodes/{structureGroup}/{path}?api-version=6.0

URI Parameters

Name In Required Type Description
organization
path True
  • string

The name of the Azure DevOps organization.

project
path True
  • string

Project ID or project name

structureGroup
path True

Structure group of the classification node, area or iteration.

path
path
  • string

Path of the classification node.

api-version
query True
  • string

Version of the API to use. This should be set to '6.0' to use this version of the api.

Request Body

Name Type Description
_links

Link references to related REST resources.

attributes
  • object

Dictionary that has node attributes like start/finish date for iteration nodes.

children

List of child nodes fetched.

hasChildren
  • boolean

Flag that indicates if the classification node has any child nodes.

id
  • integer

Integer ID of the classification node.

identifier
  • string

GUID ID of the classification node.

name
  • string

Name of the classification node.

path
  • string

Path of the classification node.

structureType

Node structure type.

url
  • string

Responses

Name Type Description
200 OK

successful operation

Security

oauth2

Type: oauth2
Flow: accessCode
Authorization URL: https://app.vssps.visualstudio.com/oauth2/authorize&response_type=Assertion
Token URL: https://app.vssps.visualstudio.com/oauth2/token?client_assertion_type=urn:ietf:params:oauth:client-assertion-type:jwt-bearer&grant_type=urn:ietf:params:oauth:grant-type:jwt-bearer

Scopes

Name Description
vso.work_write Grants the ability to read, create, and update work items and queries, update board metadata, read area and iterations paths other work item tracking related metadata, execute queries, and to receive notifications about work item events via service hooks.

Examples

Create an area
Create an iteration
Move an area node
Move an iteration node

Create an area

Sample Request

POST https://dev.azure.com/fabrikam/Fabrikam-Fiber-Git/_apis/wit/classificationnodes/Areas?api-version=6.0
{
  "name": "Web"
}

Sample Response

{
  "id": 126391,
  "identifier": "a5c68379-3258-4d62-971c-71c1c459336e",
  "name": "Web",
  "structureType": "area",
  "hasChildren": false,
  "path": "/fabrikam/fiber/tfvc/area",
  "_links": {
    "self": {
      "href": "https://dev.azure.com/fabrikam/6ce954b1-ce1f-45d1-b94d-e6bf2464ba2c/_apis/wit/classificationNodes/Areas/Web"
    },
    "parent": {
      "href": "https://dev.azure.com/fabrikam/6ce954b1-ce1f-45d1-b94d-e6bf2464ba2c/_apis/wit/classificationNodes/Areas"
    }
  },
  "url": "https://dev.azure.com/fabrikam/6ce954b1-ce1f-45d1-b94d-e6bf2464ba2c/_apis/wit/classificationNodes/Areas/Web"
}

Create an iteration

Sample Request

POST https://dev.azure.com/fabrikam/Fabrikam-Fiber-Git/_apis/wit/classificationnodes/Iterations?api-version=6.0
{
  "name": "Final Iteration",
  "attributes": {
    "startDate": "2014-10-27T00:00:00Z",
    "finishDate": "2014-10-31T00:00:00Z"
  }
}

Sample Response

{
  "id": 126392,
  "identifier": "8dbed14a-c1b6-46e8-8540-8118c4ea29ae",
  "name": "Final Iteration",
  "structureType": "iteration",
  "hasChildren": false,
  "path": "/fabrikam/fiber/tfvc/iteration",
  "attributes": {
    "startDate": "2014-10-27T00:00:00Z",
    "finishDate": "2014-10-31T00:00:00Z"
  },
  "_links": {
    "self": {
      "href": "https://dev.azure.com/fabrikam/6ce954b1-ce1f-45d1-b94d-e6bf2464ba2c/_apis/wit/classificationNodes/Iterations/Final%20Iteration"
    },
    "parent": {
      "href": "https://dev.azure.com/fabrikam/6ce954b1-ce1f-45d1-b94d-e6bf2464ba2c/_apis/wit/classificationNodes/Iterations"
    }
  },
  "url": "https://dev.azure.com/fabrikam/6ce954b1-ce1f-45d1-b94d-e6bf2464ba2c/_apis/wit/classificationNodes/Iterations/Final%20Iteration"
}

Move an area node

Sample Request

POST https://dev.azure.com/fabrikam/Fabrikam-Fiber-Git/_apis/wit/classificationnodes/Areas?api-version=6.0
{
  "id": 126391
}

Sample Response

{
  "id": 126391,
  "identifier": "d01a1947-781a-4328-95be-960b90d04fe3",
  "name": "Website team",
  "structureType": "area",
  "hasChildren": false,
  "path": "/fabrikam/fiber/tfvc/area",
  "_links": {
    "self": {
      "href": "https://dev.azure.com/fabrikam/6ce954b1-ce1f-45d1-b94d-e6bf2464ba2c/_apis/wit/classificationNodes/Areas/Parent%20Area/Website%20team"
    },
    "parent": {
      "href": "https://dev.azure.com/fabrikam/6ce954b1-ce1f-45d1-b94d-e6bf2464ba2c/_apis/wit/classificationNodes/Areas/Parent%20Area"
    }
  },
  "url": "https://dev.azure.com/fabrikam/6ce954b1-ce1f-45d1-b94d-e6bf2464ba2c/_apis/wit/classificationNodes/Areas/Parent%20Area/Website%20team"
}

Move an iteration node

Sample Request

POST https://dev.azure.com/fabrikam/Fabrikam-Fiber-Git/_apis/wit/classificationnodes/{structureGroup}?api-version=6.0
{
  "id": 126392
}

Sample Response

{
  "id": 126392,
  "identifier": "81f373b4-93cb-4c2b-99e6-1308ea5d1adc",
  "name": "Ultimate iteration",
  "structureType": "iteration",
  "hasChildren": false,
  "path": "/fabrikam/fiber/tfvc/iteration",
  "_links": {
    "self": {
      "href": "https://dev.azure.com/fabrikam/6ce954b1-ce1f-45d1-b94d-e6bf2464ba2c/_apis/wit/classificationNodes/Iterations/Parent%20Iteration/Ultimate%20iteration"
    },
    "parent": {
      "href": "https://dev.azure.com/fabrikam/6ce954b1-ce1f-45d1-b94d-e6bf2464ba2c/_apis/wit/classificationNodes/Iterations/Parent%20Iteration"
    }
  },
  "url": "https://dev.azure.com/fabrikam/6ce954b1-ce1f-45d1-b94d-e6bf2464ba2c/_apis/wit/classificationNodes/Iterations/Parent%20Iteration/Ultimate%20iteration"
}

Definitions

ReferenceLinks

The class to represent a collection of REST reference links.

TreeNodeStructureType

Node structure type.

TreeStructureGroup

Structure group of the classification node, area or iteration.

WorkItemClassificationNode

Defines a classification node for work item tracking.

The class to represent a collection of REST reference links.

Name Type Description
links
  • object

The readonly view of the links. Because Reference links are readonly, we only want to expose them as read only.

TreeNodeStructureType

Node structure type.

Name Type Description
area
  • string

Area type.

iteration
  • string

Iteration type.

TreeStructureGroup

Structure group of the classification node, area or iteration.

Name Type Description
areas
  • string
iterations
  • string

WorkItemClassificationNode

Defines a classification node for work item tracking.

Name Type Description
_links

Link references to related REST resources.

attributes
  • object

Dictionary that has node attributes like start/finish date for iteration nodes.

children

List of child nodes fetched.

hasChildren
  • boolean

Flag that indicates if the classification node has any child nodes.

id
  • integer

Integer ID of the classification node.

identifier
  • string

GUID ID of the classification node.

name
  • string

Name of the classification node.

path
  • string

Path of the classification node.

structureType

Node structure type.

url
  • string